Be a Better Hitter: Baseball Basics
Hit it out of the park, with a coach's guidance! "This is just the book to help produce some future big-league hitters."--Kirkus Reviews. "Though a baseball swing takes only seconds, Brundage effectively stops the action and discusses a swing's component parts...points out common errors and describes drills to help develop good technique..."--Booklist. "Fabulous color photographs of girls and boys through current professional players, diagrams, and a solid text instruct budding athletes on the finer points of hitting a baseball."--School Library Journal.
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